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Sistahs on Lit Speaks with Michael Blake & Tammara Matthews

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Born in the intercity of Chicago Michael F. Blake found himself pulled in two different directions after completing high school. His dreams of becoming a basketball player was overwhelmed by the peer pressure from neighborhoods where young men were famous for being street lords...

Becoming a young parent Michael chose the fast life to provide for his family. After a drastic incident, which led Michael to serve 3 1/2 years in prison, he was able to recollect on his childhood memories began writing his debut novel entitled "The Holy City"...first of a trilogy.

Michael says, "My writing is a reflection of my imagination along with snippets of childhood memories…"

Michael is currently residing in Chicago and is the  second male author signed under, Delphine Publications.  He writing on his next book.

Tammara Matthews was born in Augsburg, Germany but spent most of my life in the Midwest in East St. Louis, IL and St. Louis, MO. She currently resides in Maryland, which is where she decided to pursue a career in writing. She began reading urban fiction novels when she 15 years old and has been interested in writing one of her own ever since. She is currently signed under Delphine Publications where she debut her first novel in 2012.